William Ross Wallace

William Ross Wallace (1819 – May 5, 1881) was an American poet, with Scottish roots, best known for writing "The Hand That Rocks The Cradle Is The Hand That Rules The World".

Birth and Death Data: Born January 1st, 1819 (Lexington), Died May 5th, 1881 (New York City)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1894 - 1917

Roles Represented in DAHR: author


Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Berliner 902 7-in. 11/20/1894 The sword of Bunker Hill Samuel Ross Male vocal solo author  
Victor B-19585 10-in. 4/13/1917 The sword of Bunker Hill Knickerbocker Quartet Male vocal quartet, with orchestra author  
Victor B-20343 10-in. 7/17/1917 The sword of Bunker Hill Clarence Whitehill Baritone vocal solo, with orchestra author  


Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Wallace, William Ross," accessed September 20, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/116810.

Wallace, William Ross. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved September 20, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/116810.

"Wallace, William Ross." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 20 September 2021.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/116810


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